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ST 3268 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3268 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where the highlight of my week was spending 45 minutes in a MRI doughnut having my prostate examined.  I had never realised that such a relatively small object could demand that much attention.

For me, and I stress for me, Dada not very friendly again, at least the Pun was easy to solve, with six anagrams (two partials), two lurkers, and no homophones all in a symmetric 30 clues; with 15 hints ‘sprinkled’ throughout the grid, you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues. … Continue reading

Toughie 3268

Toughie No 3268 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***** – Enjoyment ****

Well that was interesting. I didn’t know who the setter was. Only just noticed it says Sparks on BigDave’s site.  There used to be a section on toughie setters in “the knowledge” on the telegraph puzzles website but it seems to have disappeared.… Continue reading